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Project Planning and Control

Become a sharper project manager with better planning. This course provides powerful tools to lead the project toward success.

After the course you will:

  • Know the key principles for project planning and project steering
  • Understand the reason for, and be able to develop effective planning strategies
  • Be able to manage risks in projects
  • Be able to use Earned Value Management on a basic level
  • Have applied project planning and project steering on an exercise project



As a project manager you will face increasing demands to keep the project within budget and to deliver within the time schedule. In this course we explore how you can work in a structured way by systematic planning and control of the project. The course offers great room for discussions and practical exercises of the activities in the planning phase.


  • Definition of the project
  • Why we plan
  • Determining framework for planning
  • Structuring and documentation of work packages
  • Estimation techniques
  • Sequencing activities
  • Resource planning
  • Developing a time schedule
  • Budgeting
  • Risk and buffer planning
  • Project steering with Earned Value Management
  • Project steering with milestone monitoring
  • Change management


Target group

Project managers and other roles involved in project planning or project steering




Semcon compendium




2 days

PDU (Professional Development Units)

16 PDU

Kerstin Järvell Rhodiner
Training Sweden
+46 (0)736 84 07 71

Olof Christensson
President, Engineering Services Nordic
+46 (0)705 13 36 08

Johan Ekener
President, Product Information
+46 (0)73 684 06 83